Lauren K. Alleyne

Lauren K. Alleyne is the author of Difficult Fruit (Peepal Tree Press, 2014) and Honeyfish, (2018 Green Rose Prize, New Issues 2019). Her work has been widely published in journals and anthologies such as The Atlantic, Ms. Muse, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Guernica, The Caribbean Writer, and Crab Orchard Review, among others.



Thasos, Greece You begin with the bones, their honey- combed crevasses airy and bloodless, the marrow gone to dust. You finger the hollow cranium, imagine hooking each vertebrae into place—threading together Continue reading